private equity

If Warren Buffett Buys More Bank of America Shares, and Other Banks Too

If bank earnings are not a good enough story on a strong day, imagine the reaction to news reports that Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) want to ...
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Judge Gives PG&E Bondholders Reorganization Plan Equal Footing With Company Plan

Late Wednesday, the bankruptcy judge in PG&E Corp.'s (NYSE: PCG) Chapter 11 proceeding ruled that a bondholder plan will be considered alongside the company's own proposed restructuring plan. The ruling ...
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Blackstone Beefs Up US Logistics Portfolio

So far this year,  Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE: BX) has acquired some $24.6 billion in U.S. warehousing assets. In a deal announced Monday, Blackstone said it will acquire, through an ...
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8 Secondary Stock Offerings Total Up to $3 Billion That Has to Be Sold

The financial markets cannot be all that worried about geopolitics and trade uncertainties if investors were to focus only on the raw number of dollars that is being targeted for ...
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10 Lessons of Sanity From Warren Buffett During Insane Markets

There have been many concerns in the stock market and bond market in the second half of 2019. It is important to keep in mind that the major U.S. stock ...
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As Berkshire Hathaway Keeps Buying Other Stocks, Financial Dominance Becomes More Obvious

Warren Buffett may be getting older every year, but he and the giant Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have remained acquirers of public stocks for years. The conglomerate could even ...
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Determining a Buyout Price for Barnes & Noble Education: Fair With a Chance of More Rain

Some companies just want to remain public rather than go private. It's truly not possible to create a one-size fits all model for evaluating what is a fair offer for ...
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Applied Materials to See Earnings Boost From Kokusai Electric Acquisition

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is making an acquisition that might not be getting the attention it deserves. The top chip equipment and capital spending leader has announced a definitive ...
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Why Centerbridge Would Buy Magellan Health — and Keep It

Shares of Magellan Health Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) traded up about 2.7% Thursday morning after a report in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal that the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and behavioral health ...
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The Buyout Saga of Chico’s FAS Moves From Ugly to Uglier

Once upon a time, it seemed magical and flattering to get a buyout offer. Company executives looked successful, investors made money, and a company could have the benefit of not ...
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SEC Seeks Comments on Mom-and-Pop Access to Hedge Funds

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday issued a request for comment on a concept release document that the agency says is intended to "simplify, harmonize, and improve ...
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Some Shareholders Likely to Feel Snubbed in Shutterfly Buyout Price

When investors get a hold of a good merger brewing, they frequently dream of a big premium buyout price. In the case of Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY), maybe not so ...
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How Much Barnes & Noble Could Fetch in a Buyout

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned buyout rumor that can pump up a down-and-out stock. The retail climate has been permanently changed by the internet, and companies like Barnes & Noble ...
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Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Make Key Changes to 2019 Stock Picks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2019. Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and, as he is one of the richest ...
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Is KKR Set to Pay $1 Billion for Corel?

Corel, makers of Corel Draw and a host of other computer software and hardware products, got its start in 1985 in Ottawa and was first publicly traded in 1989. Over ...
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